Month: November 2011

NFPA 80 & The Importance of Annual Fire Door Inspections and Repairs

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and Door Hardware Institute (DHI) recently teamed up to host a webinar regarding fire door inspections and maintenance. The association had come to the conclusion that many fire door inspectors were not properly inspecting fire rated doors due to limited knowledge and experience. This, combined with a lack of Read more…

Firestopping and Fire Door Inspection Issues: Updates from The Joint Commission

PREVENT recently attended a mid-year CSHE meeting in Southern California in which George Mills, of The Joint Commission (TJC), spoke and reviewed the Top 6 Most Cited Standards by TJC in the first half of 2011. The results were surprising and we felt that it was important to pass this information along so that our Read more…